DCD - Improving the tooling
gooberman at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 16:42:15 UTC 2020
This came about naturally during Robert's talk, and discussing
how good UFCS is. Because UFCS is great and I use it extensively.
But it can be difficult to use for people used to modern IDEs for
one very good reason: DCD doesn't include UFCS in its
The purpose of this thread is to highlight that we should look at
improving DCD here. Initially about UFCS, but I'm certain there's
a bunch of other stuff that needs improving. So please go ahead
and highlight what you think should be improved.
The conversation went a bit like this (the magic of copy/paste):
I unqualifiedly love ufcs and dropping parentheses
Biggest problem with UFCS for me is that DCD doesn't
That's certainly a tooling problem, not a language problem.
Which makes that a very solvable problem
I know, but it does affect how I write code
dcd ufcs autocompletion, yes pleeease. why is this so hard to
jump to ufcs-function definition in dcd would be even easier and
a feature I miss even more
This feels like we should make a forum thread about improving DCD
The value proposition is high
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